William A. Downing

William A. Downing
February 4, 1843 – January 14, 1866

1860 Residence: Cumberland County, NC

Military Record
June 1, 1861 – Enlisted at Cumberland County, NC
24th North Carolina Regiment, Company F
Rank: Private
September 3, 1862 – Transferred to
36th North Carolina Regiment, 2nd Company I
also known as 2nd North Carolina Artillery, 2nd Company I
Detailed to the Regimental Band
December 27, 1864 – Admitted to hospital at Raleigh, NC with hypertrophy
January 1, 1865 – Transferred to Kittrell’s Springs

Parents
Valentine Downing 1807-1886
Susanna Beard 1810-1890

Siblings
John Beard Downing 1833-1916      24th NC, Co F
Daniel J. Downing 1836-1862      24th NC, Co F
Nancy J. Downing 1838
George Washington Downing 1839-1866      24th NC, Co F
Edney A. Downing 1844-1866
Neill Downing 1847-1934

Wife
Sarah Ann Wheeler 1851-1903

No Children

Burial
Cedar Creek Baptist Church
Fayetteville, NC